This report stresses that for foreign language learners especially young ones, it is necessary to refer three types of learning strategies: cognitive, metacognitive and social strategies in which emphasis mental engagement and learning in social contexts. In other words, design a foreign language class followed by effective learning theories and for young learners would possibly be further step to help them to acquire foreign language in specific context. And teachers could help students learn language actively in creative atmosphere through designing activities and tasks within authentic learning environment.
This paper declares that with reference to the three major research questions that were produced as part of the introduction, the literature review is used to critically analyse existing works of literature that attempt to answer the questions. To do this, the literature review has been divided into three major themes, each of which focuses on one of the research questions. As part of the literature review, ideas from different authors are both compared and contrasted on the themes that are presented. There are also specific examples and demonstrations of impact from the different authors whose works are used in the review. To a large extent therefore, the literature review serves as a conceptual framework for the whole study. In terms of the need to employee creative thinking skills in the learning of foreign language, there were several consensuses that were drawn in literature on why it was important to achieve this. ...Show more